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Instability in the composition of gut bacterial communities (dysbiosis) has been linked to common human intestinal disorders, including inflammatory bowel disease and colorectal cancer; however, it is unclear if dysbiosis ...
Inflammatory disorders Jan 02, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Humans may have acquired enzymes that make blood groups from bacteria to hinder the spread of viruses in the population, suggests a study led by scientists at the University of Bath.
Medical research Dec 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Identification of developmental 'master switch' helps scientists explore function of infection-preventing cells
Every bite of food or drink of water is an invitation for potentially harmful bacteria and viruses to set up shop in the body. In order to protect against such invaders, the mucous membrane that lines the ...
Immunology Dec 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The bacterial zoo inside your gut could look very different if you are a vegetarian or an Atkins dieter, a couch potato or an athlete, fat or thin.
Medical research Dec 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—It might be a good idea to take stock of the heartburn products in your medicine cabinet before heading out to any holiday parties, an expert advises.
Health Nov 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new study on monkeys with chronic diarrhea that were treated by microscopic parasite worm (helminth) eggs has provided insights on how this form of therapy may heal the intestine. This condition in monkeys is similar to ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—For babies, the trip from the womb to the outside world is a transition from a blank, sterile slate to host for what will eventually be trillions of microscopic organisms.
Medical research Nov 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Patients newly diagnosed with pediatric Crohn's disease had significantly different levels of certain types of bacteria in their intestinal tracts than age-matched controls, according to a paper in the October Journal of ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 22, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
Adding the right prebiotic to the diets of pediatric patients with intestinal failure could replace intravenous feeding, says a new University of Illinois study.
Medical research Oct 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Researchers part-funded by the Medical Research Council (MRC) and the Wellcome Trust have identified how particular parts of the intestinal immune system and the bacteria in the gut can interact to alter ...
Inflammatory disorders Oct 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Defeating the deadly Clostridium difficile is no easy task but, step-by-step, microbiologist Associate Professor Dena Lyras is helping piece together the puzzle.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Studying gut bacteria can reveal a range of human illness. Now, new research shows that the composition of a person's intestinal bacteria could play an important role in the development of type 2 diabetes. These results, ...
Diabetes Sep 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (10) | 6 |
Vaccines and antibiotics may someday join caloric restriction or bariatric surgery as a way to regulate weight gain, according to a new study focused on the interactions between diet, the bacteria that live in the bowel, ...
Immunology Aug 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Inflammation -- not genetic susceptibility -- drives the growth of intestinal bacteria and invasive E. coli linked to Crohn's disease (CD), reports a new Cornell study.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
A research team at the University of California, Davis, has found that important and resourceful bacteria in the baby microbiome can ferret out nourishment from a previously unknown source, possibly helping at-risk infants ...
Medical research Aug 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |